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Carman-Ainsworth girls’ hoops skill training

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball program has kicked off its training workouts for kids in grades six-12. Training takes place every Tuesday, Wednesday an Thursday from 6:30-8 p.m. at the high school. The program is designed to hlep all girls in the district learn the game of basketball and provides detailed training for those needing to brush up on their skills. — L.P.

Area girls invited to Lacrosse camp

SWARTZ CREEK. — The Girls Lacrosse Association of Michigan will host a lacrosse camp June 27-30. The camp will have two sessions open to various age levels. The morning session is for youth level players and the afternoon session is for high school players. Camp will take place at Elms Road Park in Swartz Creek. Hosts of the camp are Mackenzie Lawler of Okemos, a player at Div. 1 Robert Morris University, and Andi Raymond a grad of Rockford who plays for Div. 1 Towson University. — L.P.

3-on-3 basketball comes to Courtland Center

BURTON — The annual Gus Macker 3-on-3 basketball tournament takes place June 25-26 at the Courtland Center Mall parking lot area. The tournament is designed for male and female players of all ages, sizes and abilities. Teams are computer-matched into competitive divisions according to the age, height and playing experience of all four players on the team roster. This is the fifth year for the Macker in Burton that has chosen the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan as its charity.

Michigan State basketball alum and Flintstone Mateen Cleaves is scheduled to be a celebrity Slam Dunk judge this year, which includes cash prizes for the winner and runnerup. The Boys and Girls Club of Flint will be hosting a pancake breakfast on Saturday and Sunday morning for a nominal cost. Details: www.macker.com/ tournaments/ burtonmi/ 9- burton mi. htm — L.P.

Disc golf offers a recreational choice

RICHFIELD TWP. — Looking for a different kind of recreational outlet? Goldenrod Disc Golf Course has a full-size, 18-basket course at 6405 Irish Road in Davison’s Richfield Township. The facility is open year around, 8 a.m.-sunset and the disc golf is free. Players must bring their own discs. A printable scorecard and course map is available at www.geneseecountyparks.org. Details: 810.736.7100. — L.P.


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